Kelly Services Production Control Specialist in Irondale, Alabama

Job Description

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated and self-managed individual to work as a Production Control Specialist that will be responsible for maintaining the production IT systems in a 24x7x365 environment. The Production Control Specialist will work with customer facing implementation and project managers and multiple programming and production teams, being responsible for order scheduling & work order development.


  • Monitoring the processing of all scheduled production jobs and file transfers within predefined Service Level Agreement-s.

  • Monitor all back office systems and jobs to ensure they are performing as expected.

  • Complete processing checklists, daily job completion reports and shift hand off reports.

  • Performing conventional troubleshooting and resolution.

  • Performing incident management on advanced production systems documenting incident tickets in detail and escalating to developers, network and server support resources. Learn how to resolve complex tickets.

  • Interacting with various IT teams and operational partners including vendors.

  • Maintaining a working knowledge of all production applications, processes and systems by documenting all:

  • job/file transfer schedules

  • job start and finish times

  • average run times

  • job start and restart procedures and any dependencies associated with the jobs

  • resolution to issues

  • incident escalation contact information

  • Providing management with suggestions on how to improve processes and job run times.

  • Supporting after-hours service desk assistance as required.

  • Be proactive with potential problems and follow through with result.

  • Reacts to change productively and handles other tasks as assigned.

  • Promote safety and correct unsafe work practices.


  • Associate-s Degree or two + years of related work experience in an information technology field.

  • Experience in a mainframe environment is required.

  • A plus if candidates has extensive experience in a print and mail service environment.

  • Candidates must have above average PC knowledge.

  • Proficient in Microsoft word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be able to work well independently, and perform well under pressure in a fast paced deadline oriented environment.

  • Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members

  • Strong organization skills to balance and prioritize work

  • Analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and handle numerous assignments simultaneously.

  • Willing to work overtime and on weekends as required

  • Must possess a strong attention to detail

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AboutKelly Services ®

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